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St. Pauli become first German side to make four subs at once, go on to lose 4-0

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St. Pauli became the first club in Germany to make four substitutions in one go in their 4-0 defeat at SV Darmstadt on Saturday.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 implemented a temporary rule change and -- following the International Football Association Board's advice -- allowed five substitutions per match for the remainder of the season.

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German club St. Pauli badge on UK anti-terrorism guide under ' Left Wing Signs & Symbols Aid'

St. Pauli's iconic symbol has been added to the U.K. anti-terrorism watch list
St. Pauli's iconic symbol has been added to the UK anti-terrorism watch list.

The badge of German second tier side St. Pauli has been added to a document of symbols to be wary of which the UK counterterrorism police has distributed to various public sector workers across the country.

Among the other symbols on the list, which the UK government believe represent a possible terror threat, are swastikas and symbols representing Jihadi groups.

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St. Pauli, who are based in the German city of Hamburg, are famous for their left-wing political...

Meier set to sign for Western Sydney Wanderers

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Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel's disappointment with the Wanderers' limp FFA Cup loss to Melbourne City has been tempered by the impending arrival of experienced German striker Alexander Meier.

The Wanderers were dumped out of the Cup with a 3-0 quarterfinal loss to Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Wednesday night and rarely looked threatening.

Babbel refused to confirm the identity of the club's new free-agent signing but it is understood to be the 36-year-old Meier, who amassed 119 Bundesliga...

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge hits out as 50+1 rule retained

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has hit out at the German Football League (DFL) after 18 of its 36 clubs voted to keep the 50+1 rule in the Bundesliga, saying it would harm European competitiveness.

The vote, which took place on Thursday, came after a motion tabled by second-tier club St. Pauli, and Rummenigge said the outcome would harm German clubs in continental competitions.

Under DFL rules, clubs in Germany are not allowed into the upper two tiers if commercial investors have more than...

Stoke City and St Pauli announce partnership agreement

St Pauli have developed a reputation for their alternative approach to the game.

Premier League club Stoke City and 2. Bundesliga side St. Pauli have agreed a "long-term cooperation."

The "strategic partnership" will be the first of its kind between a German and a Premier League club, and is set to expand beyond sports, with St. Pauli saying on their official website that the two sides have also agreed a partnership in "marketing, merchandising and media." 

St. Pauli CEO Andreas Rettig, a former German Football League executive, said: "We are delighted that for the first...